[scribus] Scribus and DTP classes
gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Sun Dec 5 18:50:55 CET 2010
On 12/05/2010 12:38 PM, Steve Herrick wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 5, 2010 at 10:02 AM, Gregory Pittman<gregp_ky at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> It's easy enough to begin by using the wiki, both as a place to start, and
>> in particular as a place to shape the content of the course by creating a
>> working outline.
> Let me offer an alternative idea. Consider:
> - The purpose of this effort is to educate people on DTP generally,
> and DTP on Scribus specifically.
> - Probably the best way to educate is to demonstrate.
> - Most of what people use Scribus for is newsletters.
> With that in mind, instead of an online course or a wiki, how about...
> a newsletter?
> I'm thinking something printer-ready (obviously), on A4 or US Letter,
> or maybe both. Maybe 12 pages, every other month.
> If there was a "Basics" section and an "Advanced" section, it would
> appeal to more people. And, because a newsletter is an ongoing thing,
> a little bit of mission creep wouldn't be a bad thing.
I can appreciate the ideas, but I would mainly point out that are mainly
after the fact modes of distribution of content, of which there might be
several. This having been said, these are good ideas, and it illustrates
that this needs to be considered as content is created and developed.
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